The provincial government has extended all emergency orders that have been put in place to-date under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

The extension includes the closure of outdoor amenities in parks and recreational areas, non-essential workplaces, public places and bars and restaurants, along with restrictions on social gatherings and limiting staff from working in more than one retirement home or long-term care home. 

The Government of Ontario declared a provincial emergency on March 17, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. The declaration of emergency was last extended on April 14, and is currently in effect until May 12.

The orders have been extended until May 19 and include; 

  • Closure of Establishments
  • Prohibiting Organized Public Events, Certain Gatherings
  • Work Deployment Measures for Health Care Workers
  • Drinking Water Systems and Sewage Works
  • Electronic Service
  • Work Deployment Measures in Long -Term Care Homes
  • Electricity Price for RPP Consumers
  • Closure of Places of Non-Essential Businesses
  • Traffic Management
  • Streamlining Requirements for Long-Term Care Homes
  • Prohibition on Certain Persons Charging Unconscionable Prices for Sales of Necessary Good
  • Closure of Outdoor Recreational Amenities
  • Enforcement of Orders
  • Work Deployment Measures for Boards of Health
  • Work Deployment Measures in Retirement Homes
  • Access to COVID-19 Status Information by Specified Persons
  • Service Agencies Providing Services and Supports to Adults with Developmental Disabilities
  • Pickup and Delivery of Cannabis
  • Signatures in Wills and Powers of Attorney
  • Use of Force and Firearms in Policing Services
  • Child Care Fees
  • Agreements Between Health Service Providers and Retirement Homes
  • Temporary Health or Residential Facilities
  • Closure of Public Lands for Recreational Camping
  • Work Deployment Measures for Service Agencies Providing Violence Against Women Residential Services and Crisis Line Services
  • Limiting Work to a Single Long-Term Care Home
  • Work Deployment Measures for District Social Services Administration Boards
  • Deployment of Employee s of Service Provider Organizations
  • Work Deployment Measures for Municipalities
  • Limiting Work to a Single Retirement Home
  • Work Deployment Measures for Mental Health and Addictions Agencies
  • Congregate Care Settings
  • Access to Personal Health Information by Means of the Electronic Health Record
  • Global Adjustment for Market Participants and Consumers
  • Certain Persons Enabled to Issue Medical Certificates of Death
  • Hospital Credentialing Processes